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Sunday, April 14th, 2024

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PGC looks bad in flap over tame deer near Lancaster

By Ad Crable Contributing Writer Lancaster, Pa. – Against the backdrop of a huge public outcry, the Pennsylvania Game Commission said it will bend the rules and not kill a piebald deer a 90-year-old woman

Satisfaction wanes for duck hunters in state

By Joe AlbertAssociate Editor St. Paul – In 1999, hunters bought nearly 130,000 state waterfowl stamps. Last year, that figure dropped below 100,000. It’s not just waterfowl stamp sales that are on the decline in

Landowners to get new conservation offering

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Lansing – Michigan could gain more than 8,000 acres in cropland set-aside for wildlife conservation under a new provision offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The State Areas for

Some fish stocking suspended for 2007

By Yvonne Swager Correspondent Lansing – Michigan DNR walleye, pike, and muskie production and stocking has been suspended for a year because of a fatal fish disease. The presence of viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS), detected

Record flathead taken at Blue Marsh

By Bob Frye Capital Correspondent Boyertown, Pa. – James Shabrach Jr. spends a lot of nights fishing the spillway below Blue Marsh Lake in Berks County, but few of them end up like the night

Sportsman’s leader new DNR deputy

Another deputy director named interim wildlife chief By Mike MooreEditor Columbus – An influential leader of the U.S. Sportsman’s Alliance was among three deputy directors named by DNR Director Sean Logan. Anthony J. Celebrezze III

Steelhead run is sizzling

By Kenny Darwin Correspondent Wellston, Mich. – State steelhead fishermen are doing back-flips because fishing action across the state has improved with recent warm weather. Further, Michigan has had plenty of rain. ‘All our rivers

Biologist: Plenty of jakes, 2-year-olds this season

By Jeffrey L. FrischkornContributing Writer Athens, Ohio – If wildlife biologists’ predictions come true, then thousands of Ohioans will walk out of the woods this spring with their Thanksgiving Day dinners slung over their shoulders.

Frustrated Monacchio steps down from CFAB

By Don LehmanContributing Writer Northville, N.Y. – The chairman of the state Conservation Fund Advisory Board (CFAB) announced his resignation March 16, saying the inability of certain sportsmen’s groups to work together had pushed him

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